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The Wellington North Rotary Scholarship Trust

History of award

The Rotary club of Wellington North offers a number of study grants each year through the Scholarship Trust.

Purpose

The Trust was formed in 1992 by the Club with the aim of assisting individuals who can demonstrate financial hardship with the cost of tertiary education, vocational training or the development of life skills.

Eligibility

The Trustees invite applications from individuals within the Wellington region who, because of financial hardship, need assistance to enable them to undertake a tertiary or vocational education programme or a life skills course.

Number of awards

One or more

Value

The grants are usually between $1,000 to $3,000

Tenure

One year.

Closing dates

31 October 2020
31 October 2021
31 October

How do students apply?

Applications for these grants for the 2021 academic year, from the Wellington Region, must be received on, or before, 31st October 2020, but not before 15th October 2020.
 Application forms are available from Google docs. Click here and the form will appear. Click on the download arrow on the top right of the screen and save it in Word format. 
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Application Form

Additional information

Applicants should note that awards are given to assist in cases of financial difficulty. It is up to the applicant to make a case in writing supported by two referees as to why he/she is deserving of a grant.

Both referees should be over 25 years of age and be able to verify the details submitted by the applicant. The application should be witnessed by a JP, Minister of Religion or other officer authorised to take Statutory Declaration.

Decision makers

The information supplied by applicants will be used by the Scholarship Committee and Trustees to assess the merits of an application and contact may be made with the referees.

Conditions of acceptance

Applicants must sign both the application form and the Statutory Declaration in front of an authorized person.

Contact

Stephen Spence
The Secretary
Wellington North Rotary Scholarship Trust
PO Box 22368
Khandallah 6441
Phone: 04-970 7158
Email: secretary@wellingtonnorth.org.nz
http://www.wellingtonnorth.org.nz